We take a look at which teams benefitted and lost the most from players deciding to stay or go to the NFL.
We take a look at which teams benefitted and lost the most from players deciding to stay or go to the NFL.
NEW YORK (AP) — A record number of college football players will bypass their remaining years of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
What is is? It's the Super Bowl, the cherry on the top of the cake that has been the 2018/19 NFL season. This is the biggest game in American sport, one of the most-watched matches in the TV sporting calendar, and the night when it really pays to know your zone-read offense from your muffed punts
After signing free agent quarterback Case Keenum before the 2018 season, the Broncos decided to cut ties with Lynch despite owing him a guaranteed base salary of nearly $2 million. He appeared in five games, including four starts, during his time with the Broncos and completed 61.7% of his passes for
Thinking out loud…while wondering what might be on the menu when the Red Sox visit the White House… Like death and taxes, the Patriots are an inevitability. In the AFC title game, again. Eight straight seasons in the NFL's Final Four? Duke, Kentucky and Kansas can't even come close to that
“I think there were people on that [Contributors Committee] who wanted him there [in a] previous year and were surprised he wasn't one of the picks in a previous year. … I don't think anybody ever thought over the last few years that he didn't belong, I just think there were some people who
“Defence wins championships” has been one of the foremost principals of success in the NFL for decades but perhaps not for much longer as the Super Bowls nears following an all-time record of 1,371 touchdowns during the regular season. The final four of championship weekend include four titans of the
Evan Silva breaks down matchups for every fantasy-relevant player in Sunday's AFC & NFC Championship games.
Rich Hribar highlights his favorite player props for each team playing in the postseason's Conference Championship Round.
The Seattle Seahawks have advanced past the Minnesota Vikings into the third round of NFL.com's Touchdown Celebration of the Year contest, which pits all 32 teams against each other in a bracket-style competition. Seattle's wide receivers were widely known around the league this season for their
Sam Wyche, one of the Bengals' Super Bowl coaches, has heard among the candidates they've interviewed to fill his old job are young and respected offensive minds with great pedigree but not long resumes. That sounds good with the franchise's fifth head coach.
Kansas City is leaving nothing to chance for its first time hosting the AFC championship game.
Bills QB Josh Allen hopes to be part of something special in Buffalo. Will the Dolphins draft a quarterback in the first round? LB Albert McClellan has found a role with the Patriots. It’s a big offseason for Jets G.M. Mike Maccagnan. Will Ravens coach John Harbaugh sign an extension? The Bengals are
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ndamukong Suh earned multiple All-Pro honors, Pro Bowl selections and tens of millions of dollars during his first eight NFL seasons. The imposing defensive lineman had never won a playoff game, let alone a Super Bowl. When he was free to choose his next team after the Dolphins
An NFL head coach has described television and the internet as "pollution of the brain" and a distraction from football. Adam Gase was this week presented as the new head coach of the New York Jets, famously one of the most demanding positions in the sport at a franchise that has been down
Join Neil Reynolds and Jeff Reinebold on the road for the latest Inside the Huddle podcast as they reflect on the divisional round of the playoffs and look ahead to Conference Championship Sunday... We are in the Wirral with Neil and Jeff as the latest NFL UK tour continues, following on from stops in
Any real sports fan knows supporting a team is as much about hating your rivals as backing your own.
On Sunday, the Patriots and Rams aren't just tasked with shutting down two of the NFL's top offenses — they'll also have to figure out how to function in two of the league's loudest stadiums. Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium will be rocking despite freezing temperatures as the Chiefs
Seahawks 2018 report cards: Chris Carson and his breakout season Seahawks 2018 report cards: Chris Carson and his breakout season. Carson showed why he should be an important member of the offense for years to come. What Naz Jones moving to five-tech means for Seahawks The Seattle Seahawks shifted former
There has been one constant, immutable truism throughout NFL History--Defense Wins Championships. This maxim has emphasized that the right defense can blunt any offense and the way to win is overwhelming defensive prowess. There is a high priority put on having a fierce pass rush and shutdown defensive
The Detroit Lions are in dire need of a reliable edge rusher. Ezekiel Ansah was supposed to fill the role in 2018, but a shoulder injury sidelined him for much of the year and they had trouble replacing his production. It seems that in today's NFL it is hard to succeed with out a top-tier pass rush
Throughout the years, Mike Mayock has had plenty of hits in his NFL draft evaluations. But like any human he is not perfect. Who are his biggest draft misses of the past ten years? Mayock rated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner as the highest quarterback in the draft over Derek Carr, Blake Bortles, Teddy
New England's defensive play caller is expected to be the Dolphins' next head coach, and his rise in the ranks is no surprise to those who know him best.
To those who’ve watched Brian Flores’ ascent to the cusp of becoming the next head coach of the Miami Dolphins, what’s remarkable is how few people are surprised.
A sampling of NFL insiders, such as agents and team executives, suggest Thomas will use Beckham's five-year, $90 million extension from the Giants as a benchmark in negotiations.
Robert Kraft has five big reasons for picking Tom Brady as the best NFL player of all time.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to running back James White highlights in the Divisional Round.
Insurance companies are increasingly abandoning all levels of football over the cost of concussion litigation, which is a problem that one executive for the upstart XFL described as an 'existential question.' According to a report by ESPN's Outside the Lines, the NFL currently has no general
We’re one step away from the Super Bowl, and the “Mostly Football” crew ponders a question routinely asked over the past two decades: Are the New England Patriots the team to beat?
The NFL is facing a new obstacle in its quest to protect players past, present and future from long-term issues related to concussions and head trauma. Per ESPN.com's Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, the NFL doesn't have general liability insurance for head trauma due to an "evaporating
The Patriots only finished 20th in rushing in 2018 but were exceptional over the final two months of the season, anchored by rookie Sony Michel and a blend of creativity that featured receiver Cordarrelle Patterson as a threat on end-arounds and sweeps. New England rushed for 100 or more yards in four
Only New England is among the top 10 in fewest points allowed. ''You have explosive players in the postseason, guys who are extremely talented, guys who are represented in the Pro Bowl, the All-Pro team,'' Saints coach Sean Payton said Wednesday. Brady's Patriots are the only team
Free agency for 2019 isn't scheduled to begin until March 13, but there will be plenty of discussion regarding pending free agents between now and then. ESPN's Kevin Seifert put together a list of the top 50 players who could hit the market in 2019. He made it a point of noting that some players
Without Josh Gordon, the Patriots have leaned more on receiver Phillip Dorsett, and Dorsett has delivered.
Chris Thompson initially shied away from football. Who wants to get hit? Then the future Washington Redskins running back realized nobody could catch him on the field.
Damien Williams ($6,400 DraftKings/$7,200 FanDuel) is going to find his way into a lot of my lineups. Per analyst Warren Sharp, the Patriots entered the playoffs having allowed 7 yards per play on runs out of "11" personnel (one running back, one tight end and three wide receivers). In the
The Seattle Seahawks' season might be over, but there is still more football ahead. There are the conference championships and the Super Bowl left to be played. While I was looking at the teams remaining I noticed a trend of players from PNW colleges on the rosters, especially the LA Rams. So, this
Mel Kiper Jr. Football analyst Mel Kiper has served as an NFL draft analyst for ESPN since 1984. He is a regular contributor on SportsCenter and ESPN Radio and writes weekly for ESPN Insider. It's NFL mock draft time, and this is my first crack at predicting picks 1-32 for the Class of 2019. April
(CBSLA/CBS Local) — In the NFC and AFC Championships this Sunday, four teams will vie for their respective conference titles, with a trip to Atlanta and Super Bowl LIII on the line. The NFC Championship pits the Los Angeles Rams against the New Orleans Saints. The two top seeds are both coming off impressive
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs' defense is a perfect candidate for the 10-year challenge that's all the rage right now. Only it would be more like the 10-day challenge. If there's anything that gives the Chiefs a chance to upend the New England Patriots on Sunday and reach their
C.J. Anderson was candid about his weight gain but wants to remind you how good he was with those extra pounds.
What's good, Who Dats!? It's Tee Word, and I'm back with the New Orleans Saints Player of the Week for the 2018 NFC Divisional Round! Getting back into the swing of things, we find our boys in Black & Gold heading to the NFC Championship game after a stressful win over the Philadelphia Eagles
You either think football players should stand for the National Anthem, or you support their right to protest. You either agree with the NFL cheerleaders who say they're unfairly treated and deserve better pay, or you don't see what the big deal is because they signed those contracts anyway.
Los Angeles Rams' running back Todd Gurley had another sensational year — and now he needs your help. When you're done signing the petition to get Bill Vinovich and his crew ousted from Sunday's matchup, head on over to NFL Network and give Todd your vote for FedEx Ground Player of the Year
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Peters stood at a podium Wednesday and spoke about his respect for Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints. He insisted his feisty comments about the coach two months ago had been misinterpreted and blown out of proportion by controversy-hungry fans and media.
The dream scenario, for any GM and any franchise, is to hit the kind of grand slam the Chiefs hit with Patrick Mahomes. Or, perhaps, to have Sam Darnold fall in your lap. It is too late, of course, for Dave Gettleman to be confronting those enviable options. Jerry Reese didn't try to trade up for
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas and the Los Angeles Rams' ground attack will be pivotal in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.
APPLETON - Former Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins was the featured guest Tuesday at the 54th annual Red Smith Banquet at the Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, joining honorees Chi Chi Rodriguez and Dr. Michael Leckrone. Collins, 35, was drafted by Green Bay with the 51st pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.
Rapper Travis Scott has been officially slated to perform in February's Super Bowl halftime show alongside Maroon 5 and Big Boi in Atlanta. But Scott's inclusion has already been met with major pushback from Colin Kaepernick. According to a report from Variety, Scott came to the agreement to
With the Raiders having three first-round picks, the team could go in a variety of directions with these picks. However, it seems likely that the team will select a defensive player with the No.4 pick in the draft. What I am the most intrigued with is how they use their “other” two first-round picks.
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